25 years on from Brian Lara’s world-record breaking innings for Warwickshire at Edgbaston,
‘501 not out’ tells the story of cricket’s first global superstar.
‘Teams can hardly score 500, never mind one single man!’– Sir Curtly Ambrose
‘If you wanted to pay to watch someone play, Brian would be at the top of that list’ – Ian Bell
‘Brian just went and batted. He was a genius, an absolute legend’ – Graeme Welch
We have launched a crowd funding campaign to raise finance for filming key interviews and other footage this autumn / winter. The funding will also be used for archive acquisition / clearances, editing and all post production ahead of the film’s release next summer. There are some amazing rewards available for those who back the campaign.
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Who Are We?
Iconic Productions is a Royal Television Society award nominated independent production company based in Birmingham. Director Sam Lockyer brings a wealth of experience to Iconic having previously worked in the TV industry for Atlantic Productions on documentaries for Five/Discovery including Apollo 13: The Inside Storyand Jack The Ripper: The First Serial Killer. In 2014 Sam was employed on a freelance basis by Blue Hippo Media as Archive Researcher on their feature documentary film‘Bicycle’ which screened successfully at independent cinemas across the world. In 2015 Sam directed, produced and edited ‘Rugby: A Midlands Story’ – a short documentary film which celebrated the origins and heritage of the sport and screened at the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup at the birthplace of the game. The film was subsequently shortlisted in the ‘Best Factual Programme’ category at the RTS Midlands awards in November 2016. Sam is a lifelong cricket fan and passionate supporter of Warwickshire CCC and England. He also plays club cricket recreationally.